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Uber-style taxi app launched in Somalia

Uber-style on-demand taxi hailing app Waryaa Taxi has launched in Somalia, allowing passengers to book taxis from their smartphones for the first time in the country...

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Flights resume as NCAA certifies Abuja airport

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has formally reopened for operations after six weeks of closure with an Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900, the first plane to land at the repaired runway....

3 days ago

Imperial secures majority stake in Kenya-based logistics group

Transport and logistics group, Imperial, has secured a 70% stake in Kenya-based logistics group in a R470m deal that bolsters its growth strategy on the continent...

By Andries Mahlangu 17 Feb 2017

AIIM acquires 60% stake in DSM Corridor Group Tanzania

AIIM has announced the acquisition of a 60% stake in DSM Corridor Group Tanzania...

3 Feb 2017

Ethiopian taxi app plans relaunch

Ethiopian taxi app RIDE pivots away from SMS, relaunching next year...

By Tom Jackson 21 Sep 2016

A mega project rises to link East Africa

A mega-project in East Africa, comprising roads, railways, port and pipelines, will link Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and South Sudan...

16 Sep 2016

Nautic Africa and Mariflex partnership brings international expertise to Africa

The new partnership will bring international expertise in liquid cargo handling to the African market through the transfer of skills and exposure to the global market...

27 May 2016

Uber-fast rollout sees app-taxi service in hiring mode

Uber wants to add more than 15,000 new job opportunities for partner-drivers in SA over the next two years as well as lift sharing and other new services...

By Hilary Joffe 17 May 2016

Liberalise airspace to unlock aviation business potential - experts

African governments have been urged to liberalise the airspace to stimulate new aviation business opportunities and boost trade across the continent...

By Peterson Tumwebaze 10 May 2016

New CT to Nairobi route to position Cape as business hub

Kenya Airways has announced that it will be launching a Nairobi - Livingstone - Cape Town route on with the new service operating three times a week...

25 Apr 2016

Joint venture to provide some XtraSpace in Mauritius

In a joint venture with Multibox, Mauritius' fist self-storage operator, national provider of flexible space solutions, XtraSpace has set up shop on the island...

1 Apr 2016

IATA: Lower prices boosted air travel in 2015

Global air passenger traffic jumped 6.5 percent in 2015 compared to a year earlier, boosted largely by lower airfares, IATA said. Last year's hike marked the strongest rise in global air passenger traffic since...

5 Feb 2016

Data safari: Mapping emerging Africa's analytics

IQturf Consulting Services, an analytics-driven solution provider, is rolling out a new data solution for Africa's 'emerging set': Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria...

28 Dec 2015

World Bank pulls funding for Uganda transport project

The World Bank cancelled funding for a Uganda transport initiative, citing environmental concerns and allegations of sexual misconduct by contractors working on the project...

24 Dec 2015

Deloitte releases African Powers of Retailing report

The top 25 African retailers have a presence in 21 countries on a continent where strong economic progress over the past decade is reflected by the fact that 10 of these leading retailers now come from countries outside the traditionally dominant South African market...

4 Nov 2015

What drives consumer conversation on social media?

Sub-Saharan African consumers see the value of new payment solutions and are demanding more innovative ways to pay, MasterCard has disclosed at Retail Congress Africa in Cape Town...

3 Nov 2015

A call to plan for the future of transport in Africa

Transportation is a crucial engine for growth and social development in South Africa and more importantly for trade into neighbouring countries...

14 Oct 2015

Need for liberalisation and transparent regulation to open up the African skies

On the opening day of the World Routes Strategy Summit in Durban, the plight of African airlines took centre stage with the lack of liberalisation...

25 Sep 2015

President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015

Pocket-sized computers to help meet increasing delivery demands

Driving the demand for real-time supply chain visibility is the rise of e-commerce and increased competition according to Oliver Facey...

21 Aug 2015

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